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April 11th is National Pet Day! Grab your fur baby and show them some love. If you’re pet-less you can still observe the most important holiday of the year by heading down to an animal shelter to do some good.

Have you heard the famous story of Butkus Stallone who was tragically separated from his human before being reunited and starring in the film Rocky? Sylvester Stallone got Butkus when he was just a tiny puppy in 1971. This is when he was a struggling actor and could barely afford food or housing for him or Butkus.

Last month, we covered the heartwarming story of Sir Patrick Stewart and his foster pit bull Ginger. Stewart was so inspired by Ginger’s love and the good humans at L.A.’s Wags and Walks (who set him up with the rescued pit bull), he’s joined the fight against dog fighting. Stewart hasn’t had a dog in over 50 years, but he’s said the short time fostering Ginger has changed his outlook on dogs and also life.

Meet Ludwik, the nude model unconcerned with dieting. This hot new model is a hairless or “skinny” guinea pig who’s usually photographed next to his snacks. Shoutout to Guinea Pigs for neither being pigs nor from Guinea and being pretty unphased by the whole thing.

Luna is a Bernese Mountain Dog from Norway. She’s gained over 70k followers on Instagram in the short time she’s been online. The Berner and her “hooman” Anette, consistently post cute pics of them on adventures.

Venus, the two-faced Chimera cat, has over a million followers on both Instagram and Facebook and we can see why. The cat has a captivating two-toned face and different coloured eyes. There are two leading theories of why Venus looks the way she does.

@Tunameltsmyheart The underdog with the overbite… My friend @rubyrufusisaacs is a wildly talented designer who designed this incredibly stylish and darling sweater with Tuna in mind! She also named it after him and a portion of the proceeds benefit @DogsTrust in the UK!

Did your kitty have a long day at the office and can’t wait for happy hour? Try Cat Wine! Is your feline looking to Netflix and chill?

So you need a break from Kim Kardashian and her krew? Or maybe just the whole world in general? Well, there’s a new reality show from Iceland that can distract you with cuteness 24/7, thanks to their three live Youtube feeds.

Hamilton the Hipster Cat was once a feral in Silicon Valley. He made an instant connection with his techie dad who adopted him on the spot. For Ham, it’s a classic rags to riches story.